Archive for the 'Autism Adventures' Category

Doing Our Bit For Autism Training

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

I always wonder, every time I get an email from the research programs at the Autism Center, if they will get tired of always seeing the boys do these demonstrations.  Well, apparently the answer is “no,” because we keep getting callbacks to participate. This time, both Tad and Thumper were asked to participate in an […]

Thumper Does A Tech Demo

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019

“Obachan, this is how you iPad.” Thumper, after all the Easter hoopla was over, was happy just hanging out with his great-grandmother, showing her his Todo Math app, and demonstrating how to use it. As Obachan said to me, “He’s teaching me math.” It was so adorable because not only do they love each other, […]

Thumper Speaks, And It Was Brutal

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

Auntie is coaching JV softball again this year, and her team lost to Ane’s high school in extra innings tonight.  Let’s just say that Auntie was rather disgruntled when she got home.  But since it was post-swimming, we were all there eating dinner. Thumper was wandering through the house when Auntie stopped him. ”Thumper, come […]

Spring Break, Part 2

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

Why oh why do teachers assign homework over spring break?  It has been like pulling teeth to get the boys to do any of their work. Thumper doesn’t have homework, of course, but Rerun has a math packet of worksheets that he has to complete, and Tad has a history project that is a combination […]